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Full text of "Catalogue, antique Persian pottery and miniatures, antique oriental rugs, stuffs and embroideries, and modern tapestries: lent by The Herter Looms, New York City."


















WORCESTER 
ART MUSEUM 

AN EXHIBITION OF ANTIQUE 
PERSIAN POTTERY AND MINIA 
TURES, ANTIQUE ORIENTAL 
RUGS, STUFFS AND EMBROIDER 
IES, AND MODERN TAPESTRIES 
LENT BY THE HERTER LOOMS 
NEW YORK CITY 




AUGUST 17th TO OCTOBER 5th 

NINETEEN HUNDRED THIRTEEN 



C ATA L O G U E 

Antique Persian Pottery and 
Miniatures, Antique Oriental 
Rugs, Stuffs and Embroideries, 
and Modern Tapestries 





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Lent by 

The Herter Looms 

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The Commonwealth Press 

Printers 

Worcester, Mass. 



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CATALOGUE 

ANTIQUE PERSIAN POTTERY AND MINIATURES 
FROM THE COLLECTION OF L. RAFFY 
. TEHERAN, PERSIA 

Cask 1 
1-39 Group of Rhages Pottery, 9th to 12th Centuries. 

Cask 2 

40-52 Group of Lustered Rhages Pottery, 9th to 12th 

Centuries 
53-57 Group of Lustered Mural Tiles, 13th Century 

58-59 Two pieces of Lustered Hamadan Pottery, 12th 
Century 

Case 3 
60-78 Group of Sultanabad Pottery, 11th to 13th Centuries 

Case 4 
79-89 Group of Kashan Pottery, 16th and 17th Centuries 

Persian Miniatures, 14th to 17th Centuries 

90 Miniature. An Outing in a Sail-boat 

91 " The Queen on a Bull 

92 " Musicians. 14th Century 

93 Princesses Picnicing. 14th Century 



94 Miniature. Human and Animal Heads. Made to 

order of Shah Selim; from the collection of 
Muzaffer-ed-din Shah. Dated 1011 of the Hegira 
(1595 A. D.) 

95 Miniature. The Chase 

96 Indian Ladies 

97 A Prophet and the Balance of Justice 

98 " An Indian Royal Couple 

99 A Prince and a Dragon, 14th Century 

100 A Princess and a Parrot 

101 " A Prince and Princess 



Antique Oriental Rugs 



102 Chinese Rug, 18th Century 

103 Chinese Mandarin Rug, 17th Century 

104 Imperial Rug, Chinese, Ming Dynasty, about 1500 

105 Chinese Rug, Ming Dynasty, 17th Century 

106 Imperial Gheordez Rug, 18th Century 

107 Koula Rug, 17th Century 

108 Koula Rug, 17th Century 

109 Gheordez Prayer Rug, 16th Century 



Antique Stuffs and Embroidery 

110 Hood. Worn by members of the Spanish Inquisition 

at trials, about 1500 

111 Persian Cloth of gold brocade, 1700 

112 Persian brocade, 17th Century 

113 Kin-Kob brocade. French. Lady's gown of the time 

of Louis XVI, 1785-1790 

114 Brocade. Louis XVI 

115 Venetian gold brocade chasuble, 1550-1575 

116 Striped brocade lambrequin; French 

117 Pink brocade panel. Period of Louis XVI 

118 Palanquin curtain. Delhi specimen of Mohammedan 

needlework, 16th Century. 

119 Byzantine Dalmatian needlework, 1150-1250 

120 French Gothic embroidered velvet; specimen of 

cordonet and applique of the reign of Charles VII, 
1429-1437 

121 Venetian Gothic cloth of gold, 1400 

122 Embroidery on velvet; Spanish Renaissance, 1500 

123 Italian Gothic red velvet altar frontal, 15th Century 

124 Sleeves from a Hispano-Moresque court dress, 14th 

Century 

125 Part of a French court dress of about 1750 

126 Fragment of a French Court dress of the 17th 

Century 



127 Italian brocade, " Raphaelesque drap d'or," 1500- 

1520 

128 Hispano-Arab pistol holders, 1475-1500 

129 Portuguese Vandyck border with Chinese design, 

1500 

130 Royal Spanish embroidered velvet, 1450-1500 

131 Gothic ecclesiastical cope 

132 Italian needlework embroidery, known as "needle- 

work painting," 1500 

133 Sicilian Byzantine embroidered baldaquin 

134 Italian royal applique baldaquin; designed after the 

manner of the Raphael frescos in the Loggea; 
early Renaissance 

135 Italian velvet border. Florentine design, 1500-1550 

136 French embroidery; Relics of Charles VII, 1430-1450 

137 French Gothic embroidered velvet prie-dieu, 1450- 

1480 

138 Persian brocade dress 

Tapestries, etc. 

139 Mille Fleur rug 

140 Large tapestry panel 

141 Large tapestry panel 

142 Pair of tapestry curtains 

143 Heraldic panel 




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144 Gothic figure panel 

145 Tapestry strip 

146 Tapestry strip 

147 Gothic acanthus panel 

148 Pair of peacock curtains 

149 Tapestry pillow 

150 Blue arm chair 

151 Brown side chair 

152 Blue Italian arm chair 

153 Lamp shade 

154 Japanese lamp 

155 Spanish side chair 

156 Blue and brown side chair 

157 Brown side chair 

158 Oak tabourette 

159 Oak tabourette 

160 Aubusson tapestry 

161 Blue tapestry pillow 

162 Tapestry arm chair 

163 Tapestry side chair 

164 Persian lamp 

165 Tapestry arm chair 

166 Tapestry side chair 

167 Lamp shade 

168 Tapestry panel "The Princess" 



169 Japanese shade 

170 Japanese lamp 

171 Persian lamp 

172 Lamp shade 

173 Brussell's tapestry. Story of Joseph. About 1630 

A. D. 

174 Brussell's Tapestry. Story of Joseph. About 1630 

A. D. 

175 Brussell's tapestry. Story of Joseph. About 1630 

A. D. 

176 Arm chair. Tapestry covered 

177 Arm chair. Tapestry covered 

178 Tapestry side chair